Report from the SHARE Network Conference 'Building Bridges Between Policy and Practice' (21-22 October, 2019)


Report from the 'SHARE Network Conference, Expanding Resettlement across Europe: From Policy to Practice'

Brussels, 21-22 October 2019


“Without the help of civil society, there is no chance of succeeding in the integration of refugees.”

Laurent Thieule, European Committee of the Regions (conference opening address)

The SHARE Network Conference 'Expanding Resettlement across Europe: From Policy to Practice' , was held at the European Committee of the Regions in Brussels on 21-22 October 2019. Organised in cooperation with the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the EU, the conference brought together over 140 representatives from 20 countries, including regional and local authorities, civil society organisations, refugee-led organisations and refugee leaders, national governments, international organisations and European institutions.

We are delighted to announce the publication of the conference report, which draws together the presentations, discussions and conclusions from throughout the conference programme. Click here to view and download the conference report, and follow the link to find out more about the conference programme and background. 


 “If we cannot achieve integration of migrants, we cannot achieve cohesion in our country"

                                                                                                     Alain Régnier, Délégué interministériel chargé de l'accueil et de l'intégration des réfugiés